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Gennady Golovkin vs Manny Pacquiao preview
When is Golovkin vs Pacquiao?
Gennady Golovkin could face Manny Pacquiao in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
Golovkin vs Pacquiao stats
Gennady Golovkin would step into the ring with a record of 42 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 37 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Manny Pacquiao would make his way to the ring with a record of 62 wins, 8 loses and 2 draws, with 39 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Golovkin would have a large advantage in power over Pacquiao, boosting at 88% knock out percentage over Pacquiao's 63%.
Gennady Golovkin is the younger man by 3 years, at 41 years old.
Golovkin has a height advantage of 5 inches over Pacquiao. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Gennady Golovkin fights out of the orthodox stance, while Manny Pacquiao is a southpaw.
Golovkin is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 27 less fights, and made his debut in 2006, 11 year and 3 months later than Pacquiao, whose first professional fight was in 1995. He has fought 264 less professional rounds, 240 to Pacquiao's 504.
Gennady Golovkin goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO and 1 by the RING at middleweight.
Golovkin vs Pacquiao form
Golovkin has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Canelo Alvarez on 17th September 2022 by unanimous decision in their The Ring Super Middleweight, WBC World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight and IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Ryota Murata on 9th April 2022 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBA Super World Middleweight and IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
Going into that contest, he had won against Kamil Szeremeta on 18th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States.
Before that, he had beat Sergiy Derevyanchenko on 5th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
He had defeated Steve Rolls on 8th June 2019 by knockout in the 4th round at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Pacquiao has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he had defeated DK Yoo on 11th December 2022 by knockout in the 6th round at Korea International Exhibition Center, Goyang, South Korea.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Yordenis Ugas on 21st August 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Welterweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Keith Thurman on 20th July 2019 by split decision in their WBA Super World Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Adrien Broner on 19th January 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
He had beat Lucas Martin Matthysse on 15th July 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
In terms of recent activity, Gennady Golovkin has been fighting more than Manny Pacquiao.
Gennady Golovkin last fought 8 months and 25 days ago, while Manny Pacquiao's last outing was 6 months ago.
Golovkin's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
Pacquiao's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 10 months and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 rounds on average.
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